Malian special forces soldiers participate in combat reload drills at Loumbila, Burkina Faso, on February 16th. Operation Flintlock is an annual, African-led, integrated military and law enforcement exercise that has strengthened key partner nation forces throughout North and West Africa as well as Western Special Forces since 2005. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Peter Seidler)


Watch footage of how U.S. Special Forces train alongside their African counterparts in the video below: